The new iPad mini
is now available for purchase at the Apple Store, with Black & Slate WiFi models scheduled for delivery on November 2. (White & Silver WiFi models ship in two weeks, while WiFi + Cellular models ship in mid-November.) The iPad mini, which measures 7.2mm thick and weighs 0.7 lbs., features a 7.9" 1024x768 LCD, Apple A5 dual-core processor, FaceTime HD front-side camera, 5-megapixel iSight camera, Lightning connector, and 10-hour battery life. 16GB WiFi
models start at $329
with free shipping
, while the line tops out with a 64GB WiFi + Cellular
model (for AT&T, Verizon, or Sprint) for $659
Of note, the WiFi model will be available for purchase at Apple retail stores on November 2 at 8 am local time.